What laws does the city have regarding dogs?
The leash law requires dogs, when outdoors, to be kept in a fenced yard or leashed. Annual rabies shots and permits are also required. Animal Control Officers patrol streets to pick up stray dogs and dead animals, which are taken to the Animal Shelter. For information, call (417) 623-6122 (after hours or weekends, call (417) 623-3131).

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